Social Point Blog

Published: 4 years ago

SUMMER TIME, AND THE LIVING IS SOCIAL

There are a few things we’d like to think we do well, here at Social Point. We make amazing games. We do cool stuff every day. We work hard.
And we party like professionals.

So with the mercury reading 31 degrees and blue skies blanketing the Mediterranean on Friday morning, the consensus in our office was pretty much universal: it was time to kick off the Social Point Summer Party 2013.

Chances are, if you’re reading this, that you have not (yet) experienced a Social Point Summer Party. So sit back and enjoy the ride, as we guide you through some of the highlights of this summer’s shindig.

Published: 4 years ago

HOW TO BECOME A TECH STARTUP SUPERSTAR

Barcelona’s vibrant tech startup scene keeps going from strength to strength. Last week we were thrilled to be part of The Next Web @ Barcelona (TWN@Barcelona) startup pow-wow – a standing-room-only event (despite the summer downpour) that pulled in more than 300 attendees. We heard from a host of speakers and panelists, from rookies to startup veterans; as well as a posse of top-notch investors with advice on how to start a business.

Published: 4 years ago

BARCELONA – THE NEW HUB FOR SOCIAL GAME STARTUPS

It’s official. The Social Games World has a new capital city: Barcelona.
We headed to Barcelona Loves Entrepreneurs on Monday to hear some of the biggest Barcelona-based names in Social Gaming tell us why.

Published: 4 years ago

WHY ARE SOME GAMES MORE AWESOME THAN OTHERS?

At Gamelab last week we saw six indie game developers battle it out to win the Chartboost Indie Developer Competition. On the jury was our very own Alex Besenval, Head of Mobile. We asked Alex to share what he thought about the contestants… and what it was about the winning game that made it just that little bit more awesome than the rest.

Published: 4 years ago

5 HOT BIZ TIPS FOR GAME DEVELOPERS

Social Point CEO Horatio Martos shared some of the secrets of our success with budding game developers at a packed to capacity Gamelab last week. We’ve taken the 5 key ideas from Horatio’s keynote to share with you, so that if you’re starting out in gaming and dreaming of developing a mega-hit game, you’ll know which common business and design mistakes to avoid. It’s not just about having an awesome game… it’s also about having a great plan, and ensuring the important stuff is built into your strategy from the word go. So here you go: with love from us to you – 5 Hot Biz Tips for Game Developers. (And remember to let us know what YOU think.)